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    • River Traffic

    • Cape Fear River, Fishing Boat, Tugboat, Stone Towing Co.
    • A view of Norman "Drop" Bass maneuvering his fishing boat in front of a tugboat owned by the Stone Towing Co.
    • Angela Walker, Miss Wilmington 1981

    • Pageants; African American women
    • Angela Walker, Miss Wilmington 1981 Angela Walker (1960- ) was the first black Miss Wilmington. She was the first runner up in the contest, but became Miss Wilmington when the original winner of the title, Lynn Williford, won the title of Miss...
    • Charles M. Anderson

    • Willmington Star-News (Wilmington, N.C.); Newspaper editors
    • Photograph of Charles M. Anderson. Anderson was the Executive Editor of the Wilmington Star-News from 1976 until his retirement in the mid 1990s.
    • Frank Block Sign

    • Wilmington, New Hanover and Pender counties, Democrat, 7th district, advertisements, signs, Naegele
    • The new image of Franklin Block peers down from a billboard off Oleander Dr., declaring his run for the N.C. senate.
    • Bailey Theatre demolition (2)

    • North Carolina, movie, theaters, businesses
    • A workman from the Luther T. Rogers Co. chips away at the back wall of the Bailey Theatre on Front Street in downtown, Wilmington, N.C. Other workmen remove the roof providing an open air view.
    • Student Repairs Fishing Net

    • Students, Cape Fear Technical Institute
    • Jerome Clark, spreads out part of a net as he made repairs to it in the parking lot of Cape Fear Tech. Wednesday morning. Clark and other members of the Commercial Fishing class, along with members of the Marine Occupations were preparing the net...
    • Ernest Addison

    • Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Photograph taken on the occasion of Ernest Addison's retirement from the City of Wilmington after 41 years. Ernest Eugene Addison (1920-2001) worked for the City of Wilmington, NC for 41 years, from 1944 to 1985.
    • Aerial view of Dawson Street

    • New Hanover County, business
    • Photograph shows an aerial view of Dawson Street between 16th and 17th Streets in Wilmington, N.C. Can identify a Dairy Queen, a Kentucky Fried Chicken, and a Wachovia Bank. There are other businesses as well.
    • Student Studies Commercial Fishing

    • CFCC, CFTI, Wilmington, NC
    • Cape Fear Tech Commercial Fishing student Monty Rish, and lead instructor Milton Gillette mend a lightweight type otter trawl in a parking lot off Front Street Wednesday morning. The net is used aboard the R/V Dan Moore by the school's commercial...
    • Governor Hunt at Camp Lejeune

    • memorial services, Camp LeJeune, NC
    • A security agent, in sunglasses, escorts N.C. Governor Jim Hunt, and Lieutenant Governor Jimmy Green through massed Marines prior to memorial service at Camp LeJeune Friday morning. "Major General Richard A. Kuci-commander, MCAS Cherry Point."
    • Azalea Festival and Queens\03082

    • Azalea Festival
    • A marching band participates in the Azalea Festival Parade. Date not listed, but appears to be around 1960. Also pictured are businesses on North Front Street including: Brunswick Hotel, Roxy Cafe, Sears, Firestone, Sutton Council Furniture, and...
    • USCGC Northwind

    • Cape Fear River, Coast Guard, Cutter, Northwind, Cape Fear Memorial Bridge
    • This b&w photograph captures the Coast Guard icebreaker Northwind gliding under a bridge as it returns to Wilmington after a day-long cruise.
    • Azalea Festival and Queens\03083

    • Azalea Festival
    • A marching band participates in the Azalea Festival Parade. Date not listed on black and white photograph, but appears to be from 1960. Also pictured is a large group of people lined up to watch parade on North Front Street in front of the...
    • Azalea Festival and Queens\03084

    • Azalea Festival
    • A marching band makes its way down North Front Street during the Azalea Festival Parade. Date not listed, but appears to be around 1960. Pictured on the left are businesses including: Brunswick Hotel, Roxy Cafe, Sears, Firestone, Sutton Council...
    • Leon Brogden

    • Coaches (Athletics); High schools; Basketball; Wilmington (N.C.)
    • Coach Leon Brogden watching the New Hanover High School Wildcats play. Leon Lafayette Brogden, Sr. (1910-2000) was a legendary and much-loved sports figure in Wilmington, NC. He coached football, basketball, and baseball for over 32 years at New...
    • Ruth Worth

    • Missionaries--China
    • Ruth Worth speaking on her experiences in China Ruth Worth (1906-1991) was born into the missionary family of Dr. George C. Worth at their medical mission at Kiangyin (now Jiangyin) China. The Worth family is an old one in Wilmington, and...


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